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Vernon Hamilton Burress

Vernon Hamilton Burress

Male 1929 - 1997  (68 years)

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  • Name Vernon Hamilton Burress 
    Born 2 Jul 1929  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930 1930  Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education 24 Sep 1939  Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940 1 Apr 1940  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Draft Card Feb 1944  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlistment 27 Mar 1944  Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marines 7 Aug 1946  Yorktown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 29 Jun 1950  Wicomico, Gloucester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newpaper 1953  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newpaper 10 Dec 1954  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Discharged 26 Oct 1955  Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newpaper 27 March 1958  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Dec 1997  Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age 68 years 
    Buried 16 Dec 1997  Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Vernon H. Burress MP Marine
    Vernon Hamilton Burress
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    Vernon Hamilton Burress
    Person ID P1  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father Emery "Red" Hamilton Burress
              b. 27 Jan 1907, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Sep1961, Lansing, Clinton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hazel Leona Palmer
              b. 11 May 1911, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Jul 1932, Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 03 Aug 1927  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet

    Wife 1 Mary Ruth West
              b. 8 November 1930, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 January 1994, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1947  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 25 Nov 1957  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 2 children 
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    Family ID F2769  Group Sheet

    Wife 2 Living 
    Children
     1. Living
     
    Family ID F2770  Group Sheet

    Wife 3 Living 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F2771  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1929 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1930 - Living with mother Hazel and sister Wanda in a boarding house, however there no Emery listed. Hazel is listed as being married - 1930 - Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Was living with Roberts at the time. Got a Certificate of Promotion from Berwind Union Church - 24 Sep 1939 - Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1940 - Living with Press Roberts and his family - 1 Apr 1940 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Card - Feb 1944 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEnlistment - Navy Enlistment & Discharge :: Enlist Date :: 27 March 1944 :: Enlist Rank :: Seaman Second Class :: Enlist Age 14 :: Discharge Date :: 10 November 1944 :: Discharge Place NAS, Daytona Beach, Florida - 27 Mar 1944 - Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarines - Re-enlisted 3 times, spending 9 years in the Marines. - 7 Aug 1946 - Yorktown, York County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1947 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewpaper - Newport News Daily Press - 1953 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewpaper - Vernon Hamilton Burress, Wicomico, no operators license, improper exhust, $5 each offence. (Newport News Daily Press) - 10 Dec 1954 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDischarged - 26 Oct 1955 - Norfolk County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 25 Nov 1957 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewpaper - Vernon H. Burress for 217-47th St. was assessed $77.50 for reckless driving and had his driver's license suspended for six months. (Newport News Daily Press) - 27 March 1958 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1997 - Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Dec 1997 - Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881256] Birth Certificate, Birth Certificate.
      Name Vernon Hamilton Burress Born 2 July 1929 Bluefield, West Virginia County Mercer Father Emory Burress Age at time of Birth 23 Birth Place West Virginia Mother Hazel L. Palmer Age at time of Birth 18 Birth Place Virginia Birth Register 8 Page 7

    2. [S-1444881255] Death Certificate, Death Certificate.
      Name of Deceased Vernon Hamilton Burress Race White Sex Male Age 68 Date of Death December 13, 1997 Place of Death Residence, Crystal River, Citrus County, FL Cause of Death Cancer Father Emory Burress Mother Hazel Palmer Date of Birth July 2, 1929 Birth Place Bluefield, West Virginia Occupation Electrician Marital Status Married Surviving Spouse Shirley Ann Kornatowski Name of Informant Shirley Ann Kornatowski Burial Veterans Cem. Bushnell, FL Undertaker Brown Funeral Home